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“Dearest family,I had no idea that Mary had passed away! I was going to leave a message for another ex-Shipley family when sweet Mary's picture...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Rachel Snijders - Wilmington, DE

“Dear Concannon Family, I am Genevieve Concannon's mother and wish to impart my deepest condolences to the matriarch of your esteemed family. May...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Margaret Johnson - Georgetown, TX

“Grandmom, you will be dearly missed. I know you will be greeted at the pearly gates by Grandpop, Uncle Mike, Aunt Delia-my twin and my husband Jim. I...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Jennifer Swartz - College Station, TX

“Mary,My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. May your happy memories and love shared bring peace and consolation to you during this...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Beatrice Keleher - Boothwyn, PA

“My thoughts and prayers are with Mary and her family, your loving memories of your mother will be with you always! Sincerely, Dawn Morris ”
5 of 7 | Posted by: Dawn Morris - Philadelphia, PA

“We are very sorry to hear about Mary's passing. We have many fond memories and especially loved playing Bingo with Mary at Good Shepherd. Are...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Midge Havey - Havertown, PA

“Rest in Peace Mary.We had great fun together at meals and outside of rehab listening to the rattlesnakes in the trees.Whom am I going to sing to over...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Bob Cichocki - Wilmington, DE


Mary Elizabeth Concannon, age 88, of Wilmington, DE and formerly of Southwest Philadelphia passed away on Thursday, March 30, 2017 at the Wilmington Hospital.

Mary was born in Catasagua, Pennsylvania, the daughter of the late John Phillips and Sophia Gondek Phillips. Mary attended the Hallahan Girls Catholic High School. She was a homemaker, mom and volunteer. She was a member of the Church of the Holy Child, and a member of their Lazarus Committee for many years. Mary was also a member of the Widener PTA.

Mary is predeceased by her husband, James P. Concannon, Sr, son, Michael J. (Barbara) Concannon, daughter, Catherine Delia Blaney(Francis) and son-in-law Joe Rzucidlo. She is survived by her children, James P. Concannon, Jr. (Wendy) of Philadelphia, PA, Mary Kay Rzucidlo of Trainer, PA, Patrick J. Concannon(Maryrita) of Pennsville, NJ, Martin J. Concannon of Pike Creek, DE, Edward P. Concannon of Wilmington, DE, 10 Grandchildren, 7 Great-grandchildren, 2 Great-great grandchildren, many nieces and nephews.

A viewing will be held on Wednesday, April 5, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM at the CHURCH of the HOLY CHILD, 2500 Naamans Road, Wilmington, DE 19810. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 12:00 Noon. Interment will be private.

"At Mom's request, we are celebrating her life. Please wear bright Colors in her honor."